- May 29, 2013
Microsoft is about to detail the future of its server, desktop and Cloud OS platforms. What does that mean for Windows Server 2012?
- May 23, 2013
Earlier today, Microsoft released an update to its IT security assessment tool, Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.5 Beta. The MAP Toolkit -- which is used to securely evaluate IT ...
- May 14, 2013
Microsoft delivered two critical and eight important bulletins in May's Patch Tuesday release, fixing issues in Windows Server 2012 and Office apps.
- May 09, 2013
Microsoft released its advance notification for this month's Patch Tuesday, and admins can expect multiple patches for their systems. There are ten bulletins in the advance notification for May. ...
- May 01, 2013
For our monthly feature, we compile the most popular content from the previous month and share it with you. In April, our readers were interested in a new Hyper-V tool, what's coming in future ...
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- April 17, 2013
IT shops in the midst of determining their cloud strategies see Microsoft’s Windows Azure Infrastructure Services as a viable IaaS alternative to AWS.
- April 12, 2013
Just a few days after releasing it, Microsoft recalled one of the security updates in this month's Patch Tuesday after discovering it was causing problems. Microsoft released an update for MS13-036 ...
- April 09, 2013
April's Patch Tuesday update fixes 13 vulnerabilities in IE, Remote Desktop Protocol, SharePoint 2013, Active Directory and Windows Defender.
- April 09, 2013
LANDesk said it bought Shavlik Technologies, which, with its suite of Microsoft patch management software, became a division of VMware in May of 2011. LANDesk said it would rebrand four products ...
- April 08, 2013
Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.
- April 08, 2013
Today at Microsoft Management Summit 2013's first day, conference-goers heard a lot of talk about software-defined networking and enhancements to the company's Azure strategy. Read more about it ...
- April 04, 2013
This month's Patch Tuesday will bring critical and important fixes for multiple programs. In the advance notification for April, Microsoft calls out nine bulletins. Two are marked as critical and ...
- April 03, 2013
Windows XP's support life shuffles off into the sunset next year and Microsoft wants to ease that transition as much as possible. The company released the Upgrade Assessment Tool (UAT) for System ...
- April 02, 2013
IT shops running Windows Server 2012's RemoteFX feature on AMD-based servers have a new update to download and apply. Users running RemoteFX -- the protocol used in Remote Desktop instances -- in ...
- April 01, 2013
For our monthly feature, we round up the most popular content from the previous month and share it with you. In March, our readers were interested in the latest batch of Patch Tuesday fixes, ...